Thursday, March 19, 2009

Daily Dose

Valentines: Poems, by Ted Kooser


"The hog-nosed snake, when playing dead,
Lets its tongue loll out of its ugly head.

It lies on it's back as stiff as a stick;
If you flip it over it'll flip back quick.

If I seem dead when you awake,
Just flip me once, like the hog-nosed snake."

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